2002 Ardestani
Milken Scholar 2002
Scholar Profile

Elham Ardestani



Elham is currently working as a Tax & Wealth Planning Associate at Venable LLP in Los Angeles. She previously worked at McDermott Will & Emery in their Private Client Group, where she focused on all aspects of estate and wealth transfer planning, including international estate planning, charitable planning, business succession planning and post-death administration. Prior to her practice at McDermott, Elham practiced at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, in their Mergers & Acquisitions tax, State and Local Tax, and International Tax practices. Elham graduated from UCLA law school in May of 2011 and was awarded the Bruce Hochman Award, which is given to one person each year at UCLA Law who is recognized by the faculty as the most distinguished in tax law in the graduating class.

High school:  Ulysses S. Grant High School


College Year Degree
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2006 B.A. Business Economics
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2011 J.D. Law